A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 16 April 2018

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed - it's free !

April

21 April 2018: Severna Park, Maryland

Annual Jewelry, Gem and Mineral Show

Organized by: Patuxent Lapidary Guild

Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company (Route 2, Severna Park)

21-22 April 2018: Idaho Falls, Idaho

54th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Idaho Falls Gem & Mineral Society

520 Memorial Drive (corner of Memorial Drive & B Street)

21-22 April 2018: West Mifflin, Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh area)

2018 Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: The Monongahela Rockhounds

Skyview Hall, West Mifflin Volunteer Fire Company #4 (660 Noble Drive)

27-29 April 2018: Portland, Oregon

61st Annual Rock & Gem Show

Organized by: Mt. Hood Rock Club

W.D. Jackson Armory (6255 NE Cornfoot Road, Portland)

28 April 2018: Cornville, Arizona (Sedona Area)

Rocks In The Park II - Rock & Mineral Sale

Organized by: Verde River Rockhounds

Windmill Park (Cornville Road)

28-29 April 2018: Franklin, New Jersey

48th Annual New Jersey Earth Science Association Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: New Jersey Earth Science Association

New location: Littell Community Center (12 Munsonhurst Road)

Indoor / outdoor

28-29 April 2018: Memphis, Tennessee

The Earth Wide Open - 39th Annual Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Memphis Archaeological & Geological Society

Agricenter International Expo Center (7777 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis)

28-29 April 2018: Waco, Texas

58th Annual Waco Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Waco Gem & Mineral Club

Extraco Events Center, Exhibits Building (4601 Bosque Boulevard, Waco)

28-29 April 2018: Lancaster, California

2018 Gem & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Antelope Valley Gem & Mineral Club

Lancaster High School (44701 32nd Street West)

May

4-6 May 2018: McPherson, Kansas

26th Annual Sale & Swap

Organized by: McPherson Gem & Mineral Club

4-H Fairgrounds (710 West Woodside)

5-6 May 2018: Pittston, Pennsylvania

Treasures of the Earth: 15th Annual Show & Sale

Organized by: The Mineralogical Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Oblates of St. Joseph (1880 Highway 315)

5-6 May 2018: Topsfield, Massachusetts

55th Annual New England Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: North Shore Rock & Mineral Club

Topsfield Fairgrounds, Coolidge Hall & Fairtrade Building (Route 1 North)

11-13 May 2018: Marietta, Georgia

50th Annual Mother's Day Weekend Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Georgia Mineral Society

Cobb Civic Center (548 South Marietta Parkway SE)

12 May 2018: Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Annual Spring Outdoor Rock Swap & Sale

Organized by: The North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

12 May 2018: Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania

Earth Science Show & Sale

Organized by: The Rock & Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County

Christ United Methodist Church (501 Wistar Road)

19-20 May 2018: North Olmsted, Ohio (Cleveland area)

50th Annual Rockarama - Jewelry, Gem, Crystal, Fossil & Mineral Show

Organized by: Parma Lapidary Club

Soccer Sportsplex (31515 Lorain Road, North Olmsted)

19-20 May 2018: Bennington, Vermont

4th Annual Southern Vermont Mineral & Gem Show

Organized by: Southwestern Vermont Mineral & Gem Club

Grace Christian School (104 Kocher Drive)

June

1-3 June 2018: Wauseon, Ohio (Toledo area)

57th Annual Gem, Jewelry, Bead, Rock & Mineral Show

Organized by: State Line Gem & Mineral Society

Fulton County Fairgrounds - Junior Fair Building (8514 State Highway 108, Wauseon)

2 June 2018: Spring Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

70th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

9 June 2018: Kent, Connecticut

16th Annual Rock Swap & Sale

Organized by the Danbury Mineralogical Society and the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association

Museum grounds of the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association (1 mile north of Kent on Route 7)

15-17 June 2018: Marbleton, Wyoming

Wyoming State Mineral & Gem Society Show

Organized by: Sublette County Rockhounds Club

Theme: Petrified Woods of Wyoming

Sublette County Fairgrounds Events Center (10937 Highway 189)

23-24 June 2018: Culver City, California

57th Annual Fiesta of Gems

Organized by: Culver City Rock & Mineral Club

Veterans Memorial Auditorium (4117 Overland Boulevard)

July

7-8 July 2018: Pinetop, Arizona

21st Annual White Mountain Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: White Mountain Gem & Mineral Club

Hon-Dah Casino & Resort

14-15 July 2018: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tulsa Rock & Mineral Society

Exchange Center at the Tulsa County Fairgrounds (4145 E. 21st Street, Tulsa)

20-21 July 2018: Minocqua, Wisconsin

50th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Lakeland Gem & Mineral Club

Lakeland Union High School (9573 State Highway 70, Minocqua)

Theme: 50 Golden Years of Rocks and Minerals in the Northwoods

28 July - 5 August 2018: Spruce Pine, North Carolina

34th Annual Grassy Creek Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Parkway Volunteer Fire & Rescue

Parkway Fire & Rescue (136 Majestic View)

August

2-5 August 2018: Spruce Pine, North Carolina

North Carolina Mineral & Gem Festival

Organized by: Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce

12121 Highway 226 South, Spruce Pine

4 August 2018: Ishpeming, Michigan

43rd Annual Upper Peninsula Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Ishpeming & Mineral Club

Ishpeming Elks Club (597 Lakeshore Drive)

10-12 August 2018: Houghton, Michigan

Copper Country Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Copper Country Rock & Mineral Club

Houghton Elementary School (302 West Jacker Avenue)

25-26 August 2018: Canton, New York

52nd Annual Show

Organized by: St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club

Canton Pavilion (90 Lincoln Street)

September

8-9 September 2018: New Milford, Connecticut

68th Annual Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by the Danbury Mineralogical Society

New Milford High School (388 Danbury Road)

15-16 September 2018: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

53rd Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club

New location: Harrisburg Consistory (2701 North 3rd Street)

21-23 September 2018: Jacksonville, Florida

30th Annual Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Society

Morocco Shrine Auditorium (3800 St. John's Bluff Road South)

22-23 September 2018: West Friendship, Maryland

54th Annual Atlantic Coast Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: The Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore

Howard County Fairgrounds (2210 Fairgrounds Road)

22-23 September 2018: Poughkeepsie, New York

49th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society

Gold's Gym & Family Sports Complex (258 Titusville Road)

Theme: Fossils

29-30 September 2018: Franklin, New Jersey

62nd Annual Franklin-Sterling Hill Gem & Mineral Show with Outdoor Swap

Organized by: Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society and the Franklin Mineral Museum

Littell Community Center (formerly known as the Armory) (10 Munsonhurst Road #12)

Indoor / outdoor

October

6 October 2018: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

71st semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

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13-14 October 2018: Cherry Hill, New Jersey

1st Annual South Jersey Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, Annex Building (1721 Springdale Road)

20-21 October 2018: Des Moines, Iowa

2018 Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Des Moines Lapidary Society

Iowa State Fairgrounds - Elwell Family Food Center

20-21 October 2018: South Charleston, West Virginia

45th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Kanawha Rock & Gem Club

South Charleston Community Center (601 Jefferson Road)

27-28 October 2018: Bellevue, Washington

Octoberfest of Gems: Annual Bellevue Rock & Gem Show

Organized by: Bellevue Rock Club

Vasa Park (3560 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE)

November

16-18 November 2018: Columbia, South Carolina

51st Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Jamil Temple (206 Jamil Road, Exit 106A off I-26)